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May 28 Friday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Building Better Birders and Citizen Scientist Workshop: Raptors and Migratory Birds
Join Kelly McKay with BioEco Research and Monitoring Center, Mark Roberts of Clinton County Conservation, and Brian Ritter of Nahant Marsh Education Center at Calkins on May 28th & 29th for Building Better Birders and Citizen Scientists Workshop
Programs Calkins Nature Area
May 29 Saturday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM Building Better Birders and Citizen Scientist Workshop: Morning Hike, Warbler Talk, Warbler Hike
Join us for part two of our Building Better Birders and Citizen Scientists Workshop as we will take a morning Bird Hike, discuss Warblers, and then take a scenic Warbler Hike along the Iowa River at Cakins Nature Area
Programs Calkins Nature Area
Jun 7-9 Monday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Mallard Camp 1 (Entering 4th or 5th Grade)
Mallard Camp is engineered for kids entering 4th or 5th Grade. Camp will run from 9 am to 3 pm Monday June 7th - Wednesday June 9th. We will be limiting number of students and shortening the week at each camp for COVID-19 safety protocol purposes.
Youth Camps Calkins Nature Area
Jun 10-12 Thursday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Caterpillar Camp 1 (Entering k or 1st Grade)
Caterpillar Camp is our youngest age categorized camp. Kids will practice making nature themed crafts, visit rehab animals, and hike outdoors. Face masks are required!
Youth Camps Calkins Nature Area
Jun 14-16 Monday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Mallard Camp 2 (Entering 4th or 5th Grade)
Mallard Camp is engineered for kids entering 4th or 5th Grade. Camp will run from 9 am to 3 pm Monday June 14th - Wednesday June 16th. We will be limiting number of students and shortening the week at each camp for COVID-19 safety protocol purposes.
Youth Camps Calkins Nature Area
Jun 17-19 Thursday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Sunfish Camp 1 (Entering 2nd or 3rd Grade)
Sunfish Camp is engineered for kids entering 2nd or 3rd grade. Camp will run from 9 am to 3 pm Thursday June 17th - Saturday June 19th. We will be limiting number of students and shortening the week at each camp for COVID-19 safety protocol purposes.
Youth Camps Calkins Nature Area
Jun 21-23 Monday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Mallard Camp 3 (Entering 4th or 5th Grade)
Mallard Camp is engineered for kids entering 4th or 5th Grade. Camp will run from 9 am to 3 pm Monday June 21st - Wednesday June 23rd. We will be limiting number of students and shortening the week at each camp for COVID-19 safety protocol purposes.
Youth Camps Calkins Nature Area
Jun 24-26 Thursday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Caterpillar Camp 2 (Entering k or 1st Grade)
Caterpillar Camp is our youngest age categorized camp. Kids will practice making nature themed crafts, visit rehab animals, and hike outdoors. Face masks are required!
Youth Camps Calkins Nature Area
Jun 28-30 Monday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sunfish Camp 2 (Entering 2nd or 3rd Grade)
Sunfish Camp is engineered for kids entering 2nd or 3rd Grade. Camp will run from 9 am to 2 pm Monday June 28th - Wednesday June 30th. We will be limiting number of students and shortening the week at each camp for COVID-19 safety protocol purposes.
Youth Camps Calkins Nature Area
Jul 12-14 Monday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eagle Summer Camp (Entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade)
This camp will be more immersive for older kids and we will get into field sampling, ecology, and biology for those interested in science.
Youth Camps Calkins Nature Area